This is a town in the Negros Oriental province of the Philippines. A town in the Philippines is actually a municipality, which is locally referred to as a ‘bayan’ otherwise. These towns or municipalities are categorized into various classes, depending on how much they earn every year. The Basay municipal area is a municipality of 4th class, which means it has an average yearly turnover of around 25 – 35 million Php. The town consists of as many as 24,913 people, as per the newest 2010 census. It is a little more than the data of 2007, which showed just 22,713 people in the area.
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